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Salaried and Unbanked: a New Frontier for Microfinance

By Dilshad Jerin (BRAC) What comes to your mind when you think of microfinance? To me it’s “easy access”- a key...

Autobiographies of Microfinance: Lindiwe

This is part of Kiva’s ‘Invest in her, invest in change’ series celebrating the power of women entrepreneurs around the...

Two Hands

Follow the story of Sugumaran, a Sri Lankan man who was able to transform his life and the lives of...

My Turn to Speak

By Jeffrey Riecke, Communications Specialist, Center for Financial Inclusion What are microfinance clients’ thoughts on fair treatment from financial services...

Creating Entrepreneurs of Democracy

>>Authored by Ken Patterson, Director of Global Grassroots Advocacy, RESULTS U.S. The solutions to some of our biggest problems are...

Going Further: The Next Steps for Agency Banking

By Rupert Scofield, President of FINCA International Traveling to a bank can be risky business. For Seraphine, a kindergarten teacher...

How a Family in Mexico is Making a Difference, One Tomato Harvest at a Time

By Jordan Coriza (Accion) To start a business is to take a leap of faith. That’s what farmer Emma Guadarrama...

Careful What You Assume About Financial Inclusion

By: Phil Mader, Institute of Development Studies, UK Microfinance is a key element in the global push for financial inclusion....

A Torch of Hope

When Dora’s son damaged his leg in a terrible accident, it was her soap-making business that saved him from amputation...

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